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Whole Foods Testing Customer Rewards Program

[Source: Bloomberg] After resisting the idea for over 30 years, Whole Foods Market Inc., is testing a rewards program in its store in Princeton, New Jersey, this month and will expand the trial to Philadelphia later this year, Michael Silverman, a Whole Foods spokesman, said in an e-mail. The company expects to introduce a national […]

CheapTickets Launches CheapCash Loyalty Program

[Source: CheapTickets] CheapTickets.com, has launched a rewards program that puts money in members’ accounts for booking hotels stays in participating CheapCash hotels around the world. The new CheapCashSM loyalty program, central to the new consumer offerings, is for deal-seeking travelers who are intent on saving money on every trip. Travelers can earn $50 in CheapCash […]

Jamba Juice Insider Rewards Program Reaches 1 Million Members

[Source: Jamba Juice] Jamba Juice has announced that its Insider Rewards program has reached the 1 million member milestone since its launch five months ago. According to a company spokesman, this significantly outpaces the enlistment rate of industry leaders. Jamba says it anticipates reaching 2 million Insider Rewards members by early 2015. During the same […]

Walgreens Balance® Rewards Program Supports Efforts to Stop Diabetes

[Source: American Diabetes Association] The American Diabetes Association has announced a partnership with Walgreens wherein $1 will be donated for each new Balance Rewards sign up through Dec 31 2014, up to $50,000. The Walgreens Balance Rewards program already takes steps to help people stay healthy by rewarding consumers for walking, running, weight management efforts […]

Sam’s Club Announces Cash Rewards Program

[Source: Sam's Club] Membership warehouse retailer Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart, has announced the national roll-out of Cash Rewards, a new incentive for members of the chain’s loyalty program. Cash Rewards provides Sam’s Club Plus members $10 in cash rewards for every $500 spent on qualifying pre-tax purchases, a perk Sam’s Club is touting […]

Dickey’s Barbecue Expands Its Loyalty Program Nationwide

[Source: Restaurant News] Fast-casual chain Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants Inc. has announced it will scale-up its loyalty program across its more than 400 franchise locations nationwide. The fully branded program will feature custom images of the franchise’s most popular barbecue menu items on a Spendgo touch screen placed at each point of sale register. Customers, who […]

Omaha Steaks Launches Steaklover Rewards Customer Loyalty Program

[Source: Omaha Steaks] Omaha Steaks has launched a loyalty program designed to reward customers with points by not only purchasing products, but also through non-transactional behavior like referrals and sharing on social networks. The Omaha Steaks Steaklover Rewards program will also feature a premium membership tier for those spending $300 or more in a year. […]

Study: Top 10 Retail Loyalty Programs for Millennials

[Source: EIN News] A PunchTab study reveals the shopping patterns and loyalty program usage of millennials. The report surveyed more than 1,200 Millennials and ranked the top 10 fashion and accessories programs among men and women of that generation. The study shows 63% of millennials would join a consumer loyalty program if given incentives and […]

Lancôme Elite Rewards Gives Points for Sharing on Social Media.

[Source: Lancome] Lancome, the luxury cosmetics company, has launched Elite Rewards, a program designed to increase customer acquisition and retention, with an emphasis on social media and content promotion. Alessio Rossi, vice president of digital marketing at Lancome, said that the program is also designed to reach ambitious customer relationship management goals.”We’re pushing harder on […]

Doritos: Testing Customer Loyalty with ‘Mystery’ Flavors

[Source: AdAge] Frito-Lay, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, has launched three new flavors of its Doritos brand tortilla chips in “mystery” silver colored packaging, a promotion that AdAge describes as an experiment in food marketing and customer loyalty. The packaging reveals very little about the flavor inside, with generic batch numbers on each label to add […]